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Effie Burress
Effie Burress
Effie and Bolling Burress
Birth: 12 April 1881
Brevard, North Carolina, USA
Death: 19 December 1991
Hazlewood, North Carolina, USA
Age: 110 years, 251 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Effie Daisy Lee Burress (née Bridges; 12 April 1881 – 19 December 1991) was an American woman notable for her longevity. She was born in Brevard, Transylvania, North Carolina on 12 April 1881 as the daughter of Thomas and Mary Harris Bridges. She married Bolling Burress in Haywood, North Carolina on 25 December 1914. The couple had two daughters, Edna and Frances. The couple celebrated 69 anniveraries before Effie was widowed in 1984. Effie Burress died in Hazlewood, Haywood, North Carolina on 19 December 1991, aged 110 years, 251 days. Her daughter, Edna Mae Burress (1919-2019) lived to 100.